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Saxon Federal Library – Dresden, Germany

Posted in Built by Mina Akhavan on January 25, 2010

Building: Saxon Federal Library
Location:  Dresden, Germany
Architect:  Ortner and Ortner
Completion:  2003

AE interests: vast open space, stone cladding, enormous glass roof

Crematorium Baumschulenweg – Berlin, Germany

Posted in Built by Mina Akhavan on January 25, 2010

Building: Crematorium Baumschulenweg
Location:  Rinkartstr 13, 12437 Berlin, Germany
Architect: Axel Schultes and Charlotte Frank
Completion:  1998

AE interests:  concrete construction, flat roof, glass façade, minimalist exterior envelope, large interior columns

Documentation Center – Nurnberg, Germany

Posted in Built by Mina Akhavan on January 24, 2010

Building: Documentation Center
Location:  Nurnberg, Germany
Architect:  Gunther Domenig
Completion:  2001

AE interests:  steel and glass shaft, brick and concrete finish

Experimental Factory – Magdeburg, Germany

Posted in Built by Mina Akhavan on January 24, 2010

Building: Experimental Factory
Location:  Magdeburg, Germany
Architect: Sauerbruch Hutton Architects
Completion:  2001
Structural Engineer: Bautra
Environmental Engineer: Canzler Ingenieure, Leipzig
Acoustical: Akustik-Ingenieurburo Moll

AE interests:  Concrete slab construction with prefabricated skeleton, glass curtainwall and façade, aluminum cladding

Treptowers – Berlin, Germany

Posted in Built by Mina Akhavan on January 24, 2010

Building: Treptowers
Location: An den Treptowers 3, Berlin, Germany
Architect: Schweger and Partner
Completion: 1998

AE interests: high-rise building, steel and glass façade

Dresden Synagogue – Dresden, Germany

Posted in Built by Mina Akhavan on January 24, 2010

Building: Dresden Synagogue
Location:  Hasenberg 1, 01067 Dresden, Germany
Architect:  Wandel Hoefer Lorch Architects
Completion:  2001
Structural Engineer: Schweitzer Ingenieure
Acoustical Engineer: Muller BBM
Lighting Designers:  Wilms GmbH

AE interests: precast concrete stones, interior structure of metallic textile

Prisma Building – Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Posted in Built by Mina Akhavan on January 24, 2010

Building: Prisma Building
Location: Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany
Architect: Auer + Weber + Partner
Completion: 2001

AE interests: atrium, double glass façade for ventilation, curtain wall system

Braun Headquarters – Melsungen, Germany

Posted in Built by Mina Akhavan on January 22, 2010

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Building: Braun Headquarters
Location: Markdorfer Str. 1, 88048 Friedrichshafen, Melsungen, Germany
Architect: Sterling, Wilford, and Nageli
Completion: 2001

AE interests: stained timber structure

Biosphere and Flower Pavilion – Potsdam, Germany

Posted in Built by Mina Akhavan on January 22, 2010

Building: Biosphere and Flower Pavilion
Location: Potsdam, Germany
Architect: Barkow and Leibinger
Completion: 2001

AE interests: natural lighting, low rise building that fits on the landscape, curtain walls, long span concrete roof, pavilion is an open 200 meter long space, very natural geologic shape

University Library – Magdeburg, Germany

Posted in Built by Mina Akhavan on January 22, 2010

Building: University Library
Location: 39576 Stendal Magdeburg, Germany
Architect: Auer and Weber
Completion: 2003
Structural Engineer: Andra Leondardt
MEP Engineer: Ebert Ingenieure
Lighting Designers: Siemens Prismatic

AE interests: concrete walls, atrium, exposed steelwork, timber shutters

National Space Center – Leicester, England, U.K.

Posted in Built by Mina Akhavan on August 31, 2009

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Building: National Space Center
Location: Leicester, England
Completed: 2001
Architect: Nicholas Grimshaw
Structural Engineer: Arup
Project Manager: Gardiner and Theobold

AE interests: grid steel frame, spiraling geometry, efficiency
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Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center – Troy, New York, U.S.

Posted in Built by Mina Akhavan on August 31, 2009

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Building: Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center
Location: Troy, New York
Completed: 2008
Architect: Grimshaw Architects
Architect of Record: Davis Brody Bond
Structural Engineer: Buro Happold
Acoustician: Kirkegaard Associates
Theater Consultant: Fisher Dachs Associates
Construction Manager: Turner Construction Company

AE interests: lighting, acoustics, glass walls
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Five Boats Office Development – Duisburg, Germany

Posted in Built by Mina Akhavan on August 31, 2009

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Building: Five Boats Office Development
Location: Duisburg, Germany
Completed: 2005
Architect: Grimshaw Architects
Structural Engineer: LWS Ingenieure, Duisburg

AE interests: extensive use of fenestration, symmetry
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Caixa Galicia Art Foundation – A Coruna, Spain

Posted in Built by Mina Akhavan on August 28, 2009

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Building: Caixa Galicia Art Foundation
Location: A Coruna, Spain
Completed: 2006
Architect: Grimshaw Architects
Electrical Engineer: Arup
Building Eclosure: Arup
Acoustic Consulting: Arup
Main Contractor: Dragados

AE interests: responds sensitively to site, glass paneling, marble interlayer, lighting
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Articles: [1, 2]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, July 2020

Southern Cross Station – Melbourne, Australia

Posted in Built by Mina Akhavan on August 28, 2009

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Building: Southern Cross Station
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Completed: 2006
Architect: Grimshaw Architects
Structural Engineer: WSP
Consulting Engineer: Lincolne Scott Australia

AE interests: dune-like roof which is responsive to hot climate, vast hall with uninterrupted vistas
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Articles: [1]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Frankfurt Trade Fair Hall – Frankfurt, Germany

Posted in Built by Mina Akhavan on August 28, 2009

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Building: Frankfurt Trade Fair Hall
Location: Frankfurt, Germany
Completed: 2001
Architect: Grimshaw Architects
Structural Engineers: Arup, Schlaich Bergermann, BGS, Hahn & Bartenbach
Main Contractor: Hochtief

AE interests: steel roof structure, lighting
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Articles: [1, 2]

Video: [1]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Airside Center at Zurich Airport – Zurich, Switzerland

Posted in Built by Mina Akhavan on August 28, 2009

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Location: Zurich, Switzerland
Completed: 2004
Architect: Grimshaw Architects
Associate Achitect: Itten & Brechbuhl AG
Structural Engineer: Ernst Basler & Partners, Arup
Facade Consultant: Emmer Pfenninger Partner AG

AE interests: aerodynamically curved steel roof, glass walts
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Article: [1]

Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

Eden Project – Cornwall, England, U.K.

Posted in Built by Mina Akhavan on August 28, 2009

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Location: Cornwall, England
Completed: 2001
Architect: Grimshaw Architects
Structural Engineer: SKM Anthony Hunts, ARUP
Cost Consultant: Davis Langdon & Everest
Main Contractor: McAlpine Joint Venture

AE interests: geometric shapes, efficiency,  ‘biodomes’ help encapsulate humid and warm temperatures which are used for plant enclosures
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Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020

International Waterloo Terminal – London, England, U.K.

Posted in Built by Mina Akhavan on August 28, 2009

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Location: York Road, London SE1 7ND, England
Completed: 1993
Architect: Grimshaw Architects
Structural Engineers: YRM, Anthony Hunt Associates, Cass Hayward and Partners with Tony Gee and Partners, British Rail Civil Engineer, Sir Alexander Gibb and Partners
Consulting Engineers: ARUP, Roger Preston & Partners

AE Interests: arches, curved trusses

Updated by Miguel Yapur, June 2020